Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation
Thorp T-18 Tiger (USA)
Two-seat high-performance sporting monoplane, plans for which are available to amateur constructors.
Australian Clive Canning flew from Melbourne to the seventh PFA rally at Sywell, Northants, in his homebuilt Thorp T18. Leaving Australia on June 16, 1976, he reached the UK on July 1.
Thorp T-18 built by Mr Earl Love (180 hp Lycoming O-360 engine)
Round-the-World flyer Don Taylor arrived at Yeadon from Abbotsinch on 8/8/76 in his Thorp T.18 N455DT, c/n. 455, and left next day for Munich
Thorp T-18 Tiger built by Mr Ford Hendricks of Seattle
Folding-wing version of the Thorp T-18 built by Mr Ken Knowles of Palos Verdes, California